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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

The ocean racing living legend

Yesterday Thomas Coville’s Sodebo was first into the northeasterlies but not early enough to prevent Franck Cammas maintaining his substantial lead in the Route du Rhum’s Ultim

Attrition sets in

The Route du Rhum saw its first major casualty yesterday when Oman Air Majan broke her main beam cau

Will north or south pay?

The two Route du Rhum tactics, going north or south of the Azores high, are now playing out but it is still too early to say how the two scenarios will pan out.

The high divide

The Route du Rhum – La Banque Postale set sail from St Malo yesterday and now into brisk 20+ knot northerlies so the leaders in the Ultimate class are already most of the way to Cape Finister

Two days to go

With the Route du Rhum due to set sail so we publish our form guide for the Ultimate Class (see

Light weather race

While Esimit Europa 2 claimed line honours in the Rolex Middle Sea Race, last ni

Slow progress around Sicily

Last week Thomas Jundt's 3 man foiler, the Mirabaud LX, was competing at Weymouth Speed Week.

Brits in the 2011 MedCup

British participation is set to grow in the Audi MedCup in 2011 with Cristabella to be joined by Niklas Zennstrom’s new Ràn, plus, more sporadically, Weapon of Ch

The Ultimate class' most enthusiastic entry

With the Route du Rhum start just 12 days away, so we speak to Thomas Coville, one of the favourites about how


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